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Psychology: Home

A subject guide for Psychology from Queen Margaret University


This subject guide provides information about the key resources for studying Psychology. It includes useful information about:

Books for information about finding materials in the library catalogue

Journals for guidance on finding journals about Psychology, or specific articles

Databases for guidance on searching key Psychology databases to find articles

Dictionaries and encyclopedias where you can look up concepts and terminology

Recommended and independent reading by topic for recommended titles

New research for recently published materials in Psychology

Doing research for recommended resources on research methods

Referencing for guidance on using the QMU APA referencing style

► Study Skills for book titles on general study skills, critical thinking, assignments and essay writing

As the Liaison Librarian for Psychology, I will be involved in your course to help you learn how to find and use resources for your studies. I am here to help, so please feel free to get in touch with any questions or problems.

Your Liaison Librarian

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Lauren Smith


Your Resource Lists

Talis Resource Lists for modules within Psychology

Find a Resource List

Study skills support

Study Skills Workshops

Do you want to find out:

  • What ‘studying’ is all about?
  • Tips and strategies for independent learning?
  • Effective ways to plan, write and research?

Click below to view upcoming workshops run by the Effective Learning Service.

Help videos from ELS

The Effective Learning Service has put together a series of videos to help you develop key academic skills:

Library workshops

The library is running a series of workshops, scheduled throughout the year, on topics to help you with finding, accessing and using resources and tools for your work.

To find out what workshops are available, and to book a place, please visit our events booking page.